Gas prices jumped across the board overnight, with the local and state averages nearing the $2-per-gallon mark.
AAA Mid-Atlantic provided the following data for today’s average gas prices:
• Wilkes-Barre area gas average at $1.96 today, up 3 cents overnight and up 5 cents in the last week.
• Pennsylvania gas average at $1.98 today, up 3 cents overnight and up 7 cents in the last week.
• National gas average at $1.89 today, up 5 cents overnight, up 8 cents in the last week.