Average price for gallon of gas falls below $3.00, says AAA

BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — The AAA auto club says the average price of gasoline in Washington has fallen below $3 a gallon to $2.98.

That's down 8 cents in a week and 13 cents in a month, but it's 31 cents higher than the national average.

Some metro prices from the AAA's Monday survey:

Bellingham $3.01, Bremerton $2.91, Seattle-Bellevue-Everett $3.06, Tacoma $2.97, Olympia $2.99, Vancouver $2.91, Yakima $2.92, Tri-Cities $2.89, Spokane $2.82.