(Desloge) According to AAA, people are paying more for gas in the U.S. than they have in seven years.
The national average for a gallon of regular gas stood at $3.22 on Wednesday – the most expensive it has been since October 2014.
Last year at this time, the national average for a gallon of gas was about a dollar less at $2.18.
Gas prices have been rising in recent months amid an oil supply shortage.
In some parts of California, prices have reached $5 a gallon.
In Missouri, gas prices are as low as $2.46 a gallon in Springfield.
In our area, a station in Desloge is selling gas for $2.64 a gallon. It’s a low as $2.61 in Imperial and $2.84 in Perryville.