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$4 a Gallon Gas Prices Could be on the Horizon

Posted at: 02/18/2013 6:47 AM
Updated at: 02/18/2013 7:05 PM
By: Cassie Hart

An oil expert says the national average for a gallon of gas could easily rise above $4 a gallon.

Right now, the national average is $3.67, up 42-cents in just the last month.
     
The expert says prices traditionally rise 40 to 60 cents a gallon in late March through early May.

And they're even worse here in the Twin Cities. The average today is $3.76 a gallon, up 21 cents from last week, and up nearly 75 cents in the last month, according to AAA.

Rising prices are being blamed on high demand.

Track gas prices here.