Gas prices set to increase as oil prices rise

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - According to AAA, gas prices are set to rise across the country in the next few weeks.

The price of a barrel of oil has reached a three month high and is expected to increase the price of gas by about 10-20 cents a gallon in the near future.

Locally the average gas price is $2.37 per gallon and is the highest average in the state along with West Palm Beach and Miami.

Even with the increased gas prices they are lower than the same time last year.