Gas price watchers now agree that the average price of a gallon of gas in the U.S. has reached a major milestone; $5.
GasBuddy first made the announcement about the record-setting mark on Thursday morning. As of Saturday, AAA reports the same.
According to AAA, the average price of gas in Virginia is $4.83 with North Carolina's average not too far behind at $4.66.
2022 has already been a record-breaking year in terms of gas prices.
According to GasBuddy data, the national average price of gas broke the $4 per gallon threshold on March 5.
Two days later, the national average broke another record and reached $4.10 per gallon.
Another record was set in late April when diesel prices reached $5.16 per gallon.
Petroleum analysis expert at GasBuddy, Patrick De Haan warns that prices could worsen throughout the summer if refineries face unexpected issues, including major hurricanes.
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