Area residents are pessimistic about gas prices this summer. Forty-one percent of residents say that prices are going to be more than $4 by the end of the summer. Another 23 percent say they'll be at least $3.75. Eighteen percent are more moderate, saying prices will be at least $3.50, and only 7 percent see them at least $3.25.
Surprisingly, there's a few optimists: 12 percent are looking for prices to drop to less than $3 a gallon.