Gas prices have risen steadily since the end of January and may reach the $4 level by the end of April, according to industry experts that include the
The average price of gas on Tuesday in
“The national average gas price has now risen for two months straight, tacking on a total of 50 cents per gallon in the last 90 days, which will cost Americans nearly $200 million more at the pump today than back in early January,” said
Some of the largest cities in
“It really is going to be ugly this week in the
“Of the 10 California refineries that produce at least 75,000 barrels of fuel a day, six of them are experiencing unplanned issues, planned maintenance or both,” said
On Tuesday, a handful of local gas stations were charging less than $3.50 a gallon, according to the
“When I was younger, gas prices going up really bothered me,”
While Saturday is the worst day to buy gas in 16 states, the most expensive average price of any other day of the week occurs on Friday.
“Finally consumers have reason to be motivated about Monday since it offers the biggest savings on gasoline and little wait, if any, to fill up,” DeHaan said. “As the week progresses and our excitement builds for the weekend, gas prices also have a tendency to rise. The most expensive day to fill up barely remains Friday when looking at averages, while 16 states saw Saturday as having the highest average price. Sundays represented the third-worst day to fill up, bringing our study to a conclusion that weekends are the worst time to fill up. You might as well flush money down the toilet.”
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