SPRINGFIELD,Ore.– If prediction holds true, gas prices may increase upwards of 35 cents before the weekend.
The gas website www.gasbuddy.com says a refinery issue is to blame.
Are drivers hitting the pumps hard on Wednesday night?
A few drivers said they had no idea about the sudden spike, but many brought their only gas tanks to fill up before prices start climbing.
The average gas price in Eugene is $4.20
The average gas price in Springfield around $4.19.
The prices could hit $4.60 by Thursday morning or into the weekend.