Hurricane Isaac Could Send Gas Prices Higher
Oil rigs in Gulf of Mexico, refineries in Gulf coast may be impacted by hurricane.
You may want to fill your tank today as gas prices are likely to be going up due to Hurricane Isaac.
And that's before the storm hit. Oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico, and refineries along the Gulf coast, could be impacted or damaged by Isaac.
That means the whole country will be affected at the pump. GasBuddy predicted that gas prices will rise nationwide between 7 to 10 cents a gallon in the next 24 hours. This is just as we head into the Labor Day weekend, a weekend where many take to the roads for end-of-summer fun.
Cuyahoga Falls Patch can help. Check our Commute feature to find the lowest gas prices in town. This afternoon, the Giant Eagle GetGo, located at 125 Graham Rd., was selling gas for $3.64 a gallon.
You can also use the feature to save gas by avoiding traffic trouble spots.