AAA Mid-Atlantic attributes the spike in prices mainly to an increase in the price of crude oil. The organization also says refineries are shutting down for seasonal maintenance, creating a drop in crude oil supplies.
Prices in Virginia range from $3.60 in Charlottesville to $3.57 in Roanoke.
The national average is $3.73, up from $3.30 in January.
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