Gas prices continue to rise in the Central Valley

Prices are about 38 cents higher than they were one month ago.
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Gas prices are continuing to climb in the Central Valley.

Prices at the pump in Fresno and its surrounding communities have risen almost three and a half cents per gallon in the last week.

The average price of gas in the area is now about $3.75.

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Prices are about 38 cents higher than they were one month ago and 84 cents higher than one year ago when the pandemic began.

The average price for a gallon of gas in California stands at $3.85.

According to GasBuddy, gas prices may decrease in the weeks ahead as demand for oil is expected to stall with rising COVID-19 cases in Europe.

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