Gas Prices Expected to Climb as Holiday Weekend Nears

By CNN

Published 07/01 2014 12:36PM

Updated 07/01 2014 12:38PM

(CNN) Gas prices may put a damper on your celebrations if you are hitting the road this weekend.

According to AAA, prices are expected to be at their highest level in six years.

Analysts say the troubling events in Iraq have driven up the price of crude oil.

The national average for gas right now is $3.67 a gallon and is only expected to go up as we get closer to the July 4th holiday.

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