Gas prices keep climbing in New York area following Harvey

Gas prices continue to climb in the New York area as drivers feel the impact of Hurricane Harvey at the pumps.

The price of a regular gallon of gas is going up 28 cents to $2.84 on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway Friday.

The price per gallon for the past week on the two roads was $2.56. Prices increaseed at 7 a.m.

The cost of gas on the two roads is set by a weekly survey of prices at stations across the state, and only changes once a week.

Check your local gas prices here: https://www.gasbuddy.com/

Harvey crippled more than 20 percent of the nation's oil refining capacity and shut down 15 Gulf Coast refineries.

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