DETROIT (WWJ) – Gas prices in Michigan continue to climb. According to AAA, the price for a gallon of regular went up by about 3 cents over the last week to $3.94 per gallon.

This is almost 30-cents higher than the national average of $3.64. Of course it could be worse – the prices were almost 30-cents higher this time last year.

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AAA Newsroom says that entering the summer months, they expect that drivers will experience little relief at the pump. Continuing geopolitical concerns, major refinery disruptions or a severe hurricane season (June 1- November 30) could send the national average higher than anticipated, while the absence of such catalysts could allow prices to fall below this range.

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The cheapest gas in the state is up in the UP in Marquette at $3.76 per gallon.

 

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