Gas Prices Up for Labor Travelers Hurricane Harvey to Blame

Labor day weekend is here and as many people in the listening area prepare to travel, gas prices are spiking.

The national average for a gallon of gas as of this (Friday) morning according to Triple AAA is $2.44.

Mike Wright Vice President for Public Affairs for Triple AAA says in Missouri right now the average price per gallon is at $2.38.

Wright says about ten major refineries are down right now, and expects the higher gas prices for several more weeks.

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