The prices for gas across New York are higher than they've been in seven years and experts believe they will increase more in the next few days.

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The national gas price average is at its highest since 2014 and is expected to climb higher, Triple-A reports.

“Road trippers will pay the most to fill up for the holiday since 2014. Today, 89% of U.S. gas stations are selling regular unleaded for $2.75 or more. That is a stark increase over last July 4 when only a quarter of stations were selling gas for more than $2.25,” AAA spokesperson Jeanette McGee stated.

The national average price of gas is $3.11, the highest since October 2014 and Triple-A believes it will increase as much as three to five more cents in the lead-up to the Independence Day holiday weekend.

The national average price of gas in New York is $3.167, according to Triple-A. One year ago the national average of gas was $2.178.

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The current average price of gas in Dutchess-Putnam County is $3.17, Triple-A reports, up from $3.14 last week and up from $3.09 a month ago. The average price of a gallon of regular gas one year ago was $2.32, according to Triple-A.

The current average price of gas in Kingston is $3.09, Triple-A reports, up from $3.08 last week and up from $2.99 a month ago. In the White Plains area, the current average price of gas is $3.23.

In Albany, the current average price of gas is $3.10. In New York City, the current average price of gas is $3.26. In Long Island, the current average price of gas is $3.16.

In Binghamton, the current average price of gas is $3.14. In Buffalo, the current average price of gas is $3.11. In Rochester, the current average price of gas is $3.13. In Syracuse, the current average price of gas is $3.15.

As prices soar, New York could also see a gas shortage this weekend as many gas stations across the country are out of gas.

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