The price of a gallon of gas is down in our area, despite an increase in the price of a barrel of oil. 

AAA says prices at the pumps have started to fall despite the possibility of a U.S.-led air strike against Syria.

The drop is typical at this time of the year, being past the busy summer driving season, so demand is down.

A AAA spokesman says gasoline prices are higher than they were a year ago, and this is the first time in 11 years that we've finished August without a hurricane.

Florida's average price for a gallon of gas is $3.54, down two cents from last week. In West Palm Beach and Boca Raton, the average price of regular unleaded gasoline is $3.65.

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