Gas Prices Fall to 47 Cents a Gallon in Michigan in Price War

January 18, 2016 Updated: January 18, 2016
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The price of gas dropped below $1 per gallon, to just 47 cents, at a Michigan gas station on Sunday.

A B Bartlett gas station in the town of Houghton Lake hit below the half-dollar mark while waging a price war against a competitor.

Patrick DeHaan, a petroleum analyst at GasBuddy.com, told ABC News that Michigan was the first state in a decade to have gas under $1 per gallon.

“This is something we don’t see often at all or ever,” DeHann told ABC. “That’s unheard of.”

Nationally, gas prices fell to $1.89 per gallon over the weekend, and is expected to drop even further.

Gas prices have dropped precipitously in the past year and a half, falling from above $3.60 nationally in April of 2015 to below $2 in November, according to GasBuddy.com