Gas Prices Rise 4.3 Cents In Chattanooga

Gas Prices Rise 4.3 Cents In Chattanooga

Gas Prices Rise 4.3 Cents In Chattanooga

The price of gas in the state is 20 cents below the national average of $2.35.

Gasoline prices are on the rise as the summer driving season kicks into high gear.

According to a press release from AAA of Western and Central New York, the latest Energy Information Administration report shows gasoline demand reached a new weekly record and the 2017 demand average over the past four weeks is about 1 percent greater than the same four week period previous year.

The national price increased 2.1 cents in the past week to $2.33 per gallon, GasBuddy reported.

This morning, Springfieldians could purchase gas for as low as $2.03 per gallon at a handful of filling stations.

AAA unveiled their look at gas prices in the Sunshine State and across the nation on Monday.

Nationally, the average price of fuel Sunday was $2.35, an increase of four cents from a week before, while Georgia's average of $2.23 was up five cents over the same time period, the auto club said. In nearby San Bernardino, the average cost of fuel was $2.86 per gallon and in Riverside, it was $2.91 per gallon. Areas in California and their current gas price climate: Stockton- $2.82/g, down 2.6 cents per gallon from last week's $2.85/g.

At $2.09 per gallon, SC has the cheapest gas in the nation. Triple-A MI says the drop is likely to be short-lived due to low gasoline inventory and high demand in the Midwest.

"Strong gasoline demand across the country is continuing to push prices higher at the pump, a trend that we don't see letting up through the end of summer", said Steward.

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