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Winter storm woes send gas prices up in NJ, around nation

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Posted at 3:18 PM, Feb 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-20 15:18:09-05

TRENTON, N.J. — Gas prices shot up in New Jersey and around the nation amid tightening gas supplies due to the winter storm’s impact on Gulf Coast refineries.

AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $2.73, up eight cents from a week ago.

Drivers were paying an average of $2.47 a gallon a year ago at this time.

The national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline was $2.60, up 10 cents from last week.

Drivers were paying an average of $2.45 a gallon a year ago at this time.