Gas prices continue to rise

(WTNH) — Gas prices continue to soar in Connecticut and around the country.

This is due to service disruptions from Hurricane Harvey.

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Gas prices are 38 cents higher than a week ago.

An average gallon of unleaded will cost about $2.86.

That’s 23 cents higher than the national average.

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Connecticut’s gas prices are the eighth highest in the nation.

Analysts believe prices will level off and come back down in the coming weeks.

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