Gas Prices Soar To Record High

Monday was a record-setting day in central Kentucky, but it isn't a mark most people ever wanted to see.

Gas prices jumped to a new all-time high of $3.45 at many stations. That's up nearly 17 cents from this weekend's prices.

Drivers lined up to fuel up at the cheaper price at stations that hadn't yet raised their prices.

Gas prices are up around 26 cents over the course of the past month and some experts say they expect prices to soar to four dollars a gallon by this summer.

There was a bit of a traffic jam near the Thornton's on Winchester Road near I-75 because gas was was only $3.27. There were dozens of people trying to get in on that lower price.

Most people said they were upset about the higher price tag, but at the same time, there wasn't much they could do about it.

Because of the overcrowding at the gas station on Monday morning, gas was flowing slowly. One customer told us he'd been there for more than a half an hour and the gas was flowing about a gallon a minute.


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