Prices Rise For 5th Straight Week

  • Gas prices at the pump rose for the fifth consecutive week and there isn’t much hope of prices going down in the near future, according to a industry analysis.
  • GasBuddy said that the national average of $3.49 per gallon reported Sunday is up 33.3 cents from a month ago and 14.1 cents higher than a year ago.
  • Hawaii had the highest average price at $4.88 per gallon followed by California ($4.48) and Washington ($4.03). Texas had the lowest average price per gallon at $3.09 followed by Oklahoma ($3.13) and Arkansas ($3.15).