ST. LOUIS (KSDK) -- Gas prices across the metro area jumped by about six cents overnight, according to the latest Fuel Gauge Report from AAA.
AAA reports the current average price for a gallon of gas in St. Louis is now $3.525, up from $3.458 on Thursday. In East St. Louis, the average is now $3.643 per gallon, up from $3.583 on Thursday.
AAA says the national average is now $3.561, compared to $2.813 in March of 2010.
The average cost per gallon has risen by 30 to 40 cents in the last month, and about 80 cents in the last year.