Gas prices continue to rise across Western New York

Posted at 9:06 AM, May 21, 2018

Gas prices across Western New York continue to rise ahead of Memorial Day. 

According to the American Automobile Association (AAA), gas prices in Western New York now average $2.96 per gallon. That's a seven-cent increase since last week. AAA says neighbors in Western New York were paying an average of $2.50 at the pump at this time last year.

Gas prices at the pump in New York are averaging $3.07 a gallon.

According to AAA, rising crude costs, tighter supplies and robust gasoline demand continue to lift gas prices across Western New York and the nation. 

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