Chattanooga gas prices jump 10 cents per gallon in past week

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Gas prices in Chattanooga jumped an average 10 cents per gallon in the past week, rising above $2 a gallon for the first time in nearly three months.

Average retail gasoline prices in Chattanooga rose a dime a gallon last week to $2.01 per gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 170 gas outlets in Chattanooga. Chattanooga gas prices rose nearly three times as much as the United States as a whole last week, but local gas prices still average 20 cents per gallon below the US. average of $2.21, the to gasoline price website said today.

Including the change in gas prices in Chattanooga during the past week, prices Sunday were unchanged compared to the same day one year ago and are 26.1 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.