WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Another record-setting day for gas prices in Kansas.
The new U.S. average for a gallon of gas is inching closer to $5 a gallon. According to AAA, gas is now at $4.97, up another couple of cents since Wednesday.
In Kansas, the average price jumped to $4.59 a gallon. In Wichita, the current average is $4.57 a gallon.
Some stations in south-central Kansas are not waiting to break the $5 barrier. KSN News found a sign at a Haysville station Wednesday night showing gas at $5.09 a gallon.
Those buying gas say they are concerned about the increased prices. KSN talked to several filling gas at a nearby Kwik Shop.
“They shut you off here at $99, and that didn’t even fill my tank,” said Barb Maley, getting gas. “It is crazy. It is insane.”
“I really need to think about how to budget now. A few months ago paying $30 to fill up the tank versus $60 now, that’s every week or twice a week. You got to prioritize spending and tighten the budget,” said Ian Morgan, getting gas.
Here are some ways you can save money on gas right now.