Gas Price UpdateDecember 24th, 2013 at 12:42 am by Bill Steffen under Bill's Blog, News, Weather
Unless you travel by sleigh, you’re not going to like the latest from Ed: “Comment on the December 18 prediction; Prices rose on Thursday to $3.29, just as predicted. CORRECT!
Monday, December 23, 2013, 8:00PM: Wholesale prices continue to rise the past several days. Using an estimated wholesale price of $2.61, I am calculating a price to retailers this evening of $3.29, which is where we hiked to last week. With prices down below $3.20 in a lot of places in the GR area, that sets up for a possible price reset on Christmas Eve, to at least $3.39. Hate to make that prediction, but there it is. — Ed A. Bill adds – I just turned 169,000 miles on my Explorer (my other car the Vibe has nearly 120,000 miles). They are 13 and 10 years old…it’s probably about time I start looking for something newer.
Also with the colder than average weather we’ve been having: “”Gov. Rick Snyder today issued Executive Order 2013-11, declaring a State of Energy Emergency in Michigan due to temporary shortages of propane in areas of the Upper Peninsula. “Michiganders and those visiting the Upper Peninsula who rely on propane for heat and other uses are in our thoughts,” said Snyder. “This executive order will help make sure that there is enough supply in the coming days and weeks until problems are resolved.”