DENVER -- It’s Labor Day weekend, and higher gas prices came just in time for the holiday.
However, it’s not Labor Day weekend causing the hike.
The most expensive is $2.98 a gallon at the Shell on Zuni Street and north Speer Boulevard.
The cheapest – $2.27 a gallon in Aurora.
Today we went to one of the most expensive gas stations with the price of two ninety eight a gallon.
Denver7 found one person who hasn’t looked at the price of gas in weeks.
“I never really look, but I noticed today, and it’s almost near three dollars,” said Rachael Amundson.
Denver7 went to one of the most expensive gas stations for gas, with the price set at $2.98 a gallon.
“I can’t believe it’s that high,” said Amundson. “I don’t know why it is.”
Hurricane Harvey has affecting more than 20-percent of America's refining.
Reports state major pipelines that ship fuel to the east coast and mid-west have either stopped or slowed down.
The department of Energy has had to release a million barrels of oil from the strategic petroleum reserve.
Analysts believe prices will jump another three to five cents per gallon a day through next week.
But by the middle of September, the analysts predict the prices to drop again.