Gas prices across the area have shot well above the two-dollar mark. Going into this weekend, prices on Lansing's south side hit $2.229 Thursday. According to Gas Buddy, the average price for a gallon of gas in Lansing is right around $2.20 per gallon, with Sam's Club members enjoying slightly lower prices.

So much for the projected wishes of sub-dollar gallons that media outlets teased us with in February! But, there may be better news next week. Gas Buddy is projecting a downward price trend in the coming days.