Gas prices shoot up just in time for holiday weekend travel

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - It's going to cost you to travel this Memorial Day Weekend.

Gas prices shot up nearly 20 cents Thursday at many stations across the Lexington area. A gallon of regular unleaded is now around $3.89 at most stations. The lowest price we found per gallon was at the Sam's Club in Bowling Green. A gallon of regular gas is $3.30 per gallon. Some are higher. Nationally, gas prices average $3.64 per gallon.

According to, this is the highest gas prices have reached since September of 2012.

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