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Gas costs in Arkansas are slightly rising



Jonesboro, Arkansas – The average price of gas in Arkansas increased by 1.5 cents over the previous week to $3.04 a gallon.

The average price in the Natural State is 2.1 cents per gallon less than last year, but 12.5 cents higher than a month ago, according to’s survey of 1,826 stations.

The average price across the country per gallon stayed at $3.46.

According to’s head of petroleum analysis, Patrick De Haan, weather can affect pricing.

“Hurricane Beryl is a stark reminder that hurricane season could play a role in prices in the weeks ahead,” said De Haan. “As we approach August and the peak of hurricane season, there remains a risk that the national average could surge temporarily if we see a major storm in the wrong place.”


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