Hurricane Harvey expected to raise gas prices

Some gas stations near coast have run out of fuel

By Marilyn Moritz - Reporter

SAN ANTONIO - Hurricane Harvey is expected to make its mark at the gas pump. Prices have ticked up about 2 cents since Thursday and prices will go up even more.

Gasbuddy’s chief analyst said drivers will see a dime jump within the week.

Harvey is barreling into a major hub for refineries. Corpus Christi’s have shut down and Houston’s will need to be watched.

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Right now, gas prices are hovering around $2 a gallon. Depending on the damage to refineries and how much pump prices jump, it could take up to a month for prices to come down.

Some gas stations closer to the coast have run out of fuel. Gasbuddy.com has a feature on its website and app to help drivers find available gas.

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