WILMINGTON, Del. — Gas prices have spiked in the wake of Hurricane Harvey’s assault on the Gulf Coast.

WDEL in Wilmington reported Sunday that the average price for a gallon of gas in Delaware jumped 47 cents from last week. The average is now $2.67.

Figures released Sunday by AAA Mid-Atlantic show that the national average rose by 26 cents. The price for a gallon of regular is now $2.62.

The cost for gas in Delaware is still slightly cheaper than in neighboring states. For instance, Pennsylvania’s price is $2.83. New Jersey’s is $2.74, and Maryland’s is at $2.71.


Information from: WDEL-FM, http://www.wdel.com/