Weather Alert

Gas Prices At 7 Year High

Refuel the car

(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.

Connect With Us Listen To Us On