Harvey is causing gasoline prices to rise

US Gas Prices Rise

(Cleveland) - Flooding in and around Houston is driving up gas prices all across the U.S.  According to AAA, Hurricane Harvey's effect on refineries, ports, and transportation is driving up the price at the pump. 

Patrick DeHaan of GasBuddy.com reports some stations in Mentor, Strongsville, Parma, and North Ridgeville at selling regular for $2.65 a gallon. but you can still find it as low as $2.17 a gallon in parts of Cleveland. 

DeHaan tells Newsradio WTAM 1100, the northeast Ohio average is $2.49, which is 24-cents a gallon higher than a week ago.

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