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Gas Prices Expected To Jump Over $4 Per Gallon Friday

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LANSING, MI (WLNS) – If you need to fill up or plan to travel far this weekend, you may want to do so tonight.

Gas prices are expected to reach more than $4 per gallon as soon as Friday morning in the Lansing area.

"I believe that stations will likely begin to increase prices very soon, perhaps to over $4/gallon in some areas on fears of new violence in Iraq slowing oil production and exports," said Patrick DeHaan,  Senior Petroleum Analyst of
GasBuddy.com.

A spike is crude oil prices has also put pressure on wholesale gasoline prices, says DeHaan.

The current Lansing average is $3.79, which is behind the Michigan average, $3.86.

The national average is even lower, at $3.63.

To check the latest prices near you, visit
www.GasBuddy.com.
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