Big jump in gas prices over past two weeks - WFLA News Channel 8

Big jump in gas prices over past two weeks

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TAMPA, FL (WFLA) -

The average price of a gallon of gasoline has jumped 25 cents over the past two weeks.

The Lundberg Survey of fuel prices says the price of a gallon of regular nationwide is $3.59. Midgrade costs an average of $3.75 a gallon, and premium is $3.89.

Diesel was up 12 cents to $4.07 gallon.

Of the cities surveyed in the lower 48 states, Billings, Mont., has the nation's lowest average price for gas at $3.05. Los Angeles has the highest at $4.10.

In the Tampa Bay area, AAA's Fuel Gauge Report shows an average price of $3.607 for a gallon of regular, unleaded gasoline.  That is an 8-cent increase from one week ago, and 24-cent increase from one month ago.  It's also 4 cents higher than the price of gas, one year ago.

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