Sioux City, Iowa (ABC9 News) Good news for drivers around the country. Gas is now below $2 at almost 40% of U.S. gas stations.

Gas prices are hovering around $2 in the Sioux City Area, with a number of stations under that price.

According to the oil price information service, which tracks prices for AAA, more than 48,000 stations have dropped their prices as well.

Currently, the nationwide average is nearly $2.20 a gallon, which is the lowest in nearly six years.

Experts say that prices could continue to fall this week, but oil prices tend to rally in early January.