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GasBuddy.com survey reports Florida gas prices up

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According to a survey from GasBuddy.com, the average retail gasoline prices in Florida have risen 3.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.85 per gallon yesterday. This figure comes from a survey of 8,237 gas outlets in Florida. The Website also says that the national average for gas increased 2.9 cents per gallon in the same week to $3.72 per gallon.

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Including the change in gas prices in Florida during the past week, prices yesterday were 11.3 cents per gallon higher than the same day 1 year ago and are 44.9 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 42.0 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 9.1 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.

According to GasBuddy.com's Senior Petroleum Analyst, Patrick DeHann, "The streak is over. GasBuddy data showed the national rising for 32 consecutive days."  However, DeHann said, "The tide has now turned and the national average has dropped two days straight. This is certainly excellent news for disillusioned motorists- but I would caution them not to get overly thrilled as prices may linger near these levels for some time."

 

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