With 41 million Americans expected to travel this year, highways and airports will be packed with travelers looking to take advantage of the 3-day weekend.
Unrest in Iraq has prompted a jump in gas prices at time when drivers usually enjoy a break at the pumps.
Gas prices are climbing again. It’s a trend that’s happening across the country and in Colorado.
Colorado may now be seeing lower gas prices but one method of payment may drive some prices back up.
Gas prices are headed down, especially in Colorado. In some places it’s below $3 a gallon.
Pulling up to the pump this weekend meant pulling out some extra cash, especially for those in the mountains of Colorado or on the West Coast or Midwest.
The price at the pump has been skyrocketing. Gas prices along the Front Range are close to $4 a gallon in some spots.
After a few months of enjoying low gas prices, they’ve shot up as much as 30 cents in the Denver area lately.
There is good news at the gas pumps in Colorado where drivers are enjoying some of the lowest prices in the country. But it won’t last much longer.
Gas prices have fallen steadily for more than three months, and if lawmakers in Washington can’t reach a deal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff, prices could drop even lower.