Gas prices climbing higher


CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Just before Memorial Day and the summer travel season, gas prices are rising across the country.

According to AAA, gas prices are up 5 cents in just the last week and 20 cents in the last month.

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They are hitting levels not seen in more than three years.

In Tennessee, the average gas price is $2.62.

In Georgia, it’s about ten cents higher.

Experts say prices at the pump are still well below the all time high of $4.11 a gallon, in 2008.