AAA: Gas Prices Up, But Still Cheaper Than Usual During Memorial Day Weekend

first_imgCropped Photo: FutureAtlas.com / CC BY 2.0JAMESTOWN – Gas prices are ticking up, but not enough to cause much pain at the pump.AAA says the national average for a gallon of regular is $1.96, that’s about nine cents more than a week ago.The average price for a gallon of petrol is $2.25 in Jamestown, however, some Mobil stations in the area are six cents lower, according to GasBuddy.com.In Dunkirk, the average is also $2.25 a gallon. The price at the pump in Warren, Pennsylvania meanwhile is $2.35 a gallon. However, the association says gas hasn’t been this cheap on a Memorial Day Weekend in almost 20 years.They expect the uptick to continue, because the demand is likely to grow as the economy reopens. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)last_img

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