BUFFALO N.Y. — You may not have noticed but gasoline prices have steadily gone up over that past several months. The AAA of Western & Central NY is predicting that gas will reach the $3/gallon mark this year (possibly by Memorial Day).
Right now, the average price of gas in New York State is $2.89 and the average in Buffalo is $2.79. One year ago, gasoline was $2.42/gallon.
The increases are being caused by OPEC production cuts, lower supplies, and the switch over to summer blends that always creates a bump-up in price each year.
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