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Record high gas demand has pump prices surging in April

AAA said you can expect prices to get even higher before dropping later this summer.

Posted: Apr 24, 2018 11:08 PM
Updated: Apr 24, 2018 11:09 PM

You may have noticed that you’re paying a little bit more at the pump these days.

According to an article by AAA, gasoline demand is at a record high for April as pump prices continue to rise.

Alabama state average for a gallon of gas is $2.54, which is significantly lower than the national average of $2.76.  In fact, Alabama has the fifth lowest price of gas in the country.

The Energy Information Administration just released the latest data showing the demand for gasoline is at the highest level ever for April; even exceeding typical summer demand.

Alabama AAA spokesman told WAAY 31, drivers don’t usually see a peak in prices until Memorial Day weekend, but as demand continues to skyrocket, so has gas prices across the country.

AAA said you can expect prices to get even higher before dropping later this summer.

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