ROCKFORD - As we get closer to summer, gas prices are trending upwards.
The average retail price for gasoline in the Forest city is $3.73/g, up six cents from last week. Still, analysts expect gas prices to drop for the summer as a whole.
"We expect prices nationally between April and September to average out to $3.52/g" says Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan. "[That] would be slightly under the same period last year."
Nationwide, drivers are paying $3.59/g. Gas prices Monday is .19 cents higher than it was at this time last year.