Most in the Tampa area are paying about $2.40-$2.45 a gallon right now. The gas prices yo-yo is swinging in our favor according to AAA. ABC Action News reports prices are down another 7 cents this week and they say prices could go under $2 a gallon later this year. Why? Wholesale prices are falling. So wait to fill up your tank as long as you can because they expect the downward trend to continue. US oil production is “booming” and once the big summer driving season is over, prices could really plummet.