Gas prices in OH are a couple of cents higher than a week ago and 15 cents higher than a month ago.
The national average increased 3.4 cents a gallon in the last week to $2.21 per gallon.
Drivers woke up Monday to find prices at the $2 mark for the first time since early July.
GasBuddy senior petroleum analyst Patrick DeHann said prices could move higher in Kansas and across the country this week because of tropical disturbances, but should ease by mid-September as refiners begin to distribute cheaper, winter gas.
Sunday’s national average of $2.21 per gallon was 3.4 cents higher than a week earlier and 7.4 cents higher than a month ago buy 28 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. Similarly, wholesale gas fell from an average $1.51 per gallon last week to open today at 41.49, according to NASDAQ. Motorists are finding the highest prices in more than 50 days.
Good news and bad for Labor Day weekend travelers.
The average price of a gallon of regular, unleaded gasoline in the Houston region is up 5 cents in the past week to $2.02 on Monday, which is the same cost as the statewide average.
AAA Michigan surveys daily fuel prices at 2,800 gas stations across the state.
AAA Northeast said self-serve, regular gas is selling for an average of $2.11 per gallon.
This $1.99 gas price seen at a Wawa on Route 37 in Toms River last week foreshadowed the state hitting a $2 average price this week.
Gas prices have risen for 11 consecutive days in Florida (15 cents), 10 consecutive days in Georgia (13 cents) and 13 consecutive days in Tennessee (14 cents), AAA said.
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