BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Gas prices continue to climb in Maryland and across the nation.
Prices at the pump are at their highest daily total since August 2019.READ MORE: Outdoor Dining Zones To End In Annapolis On Nov. 1
The national average is up nine cents since last week to $2.74.
The price jump is a direct result of last month’s winter storm that took 26 refineries offline.READ MORE: Baltimore Duo Tackles Childhood Anxiety In New Children's Book
Motorists can expect to see prices continue to slowly climb until refinery operations stabilize.
Marylanders, on average, are paying $2.72 for a gallon of regular gas. That’s up from $2.69 last week.MORE NEWS: Howard County Police Searching For Missing 63-Year-Old Who May Be In Baltimore City
Just a month ago, Marylanders were paying $2.47.