The average price per gallon has gone up as much as 20 cents in some cities. The average price of a gallon of gas in Manchester is $3.24 the cost in Tullahoma is $3.25
AAA shows average prices across the state and the country with prices going up .12 and 14 cents, respectively.
The increase comes after an almost continuous daily decrease in the last month. Now, analysts are predicting an even bigger spike, with prices expected to go up another $0.10 to $0.20 in the next two weeks. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, political turmoil in Egypt and fewer oil supplies are the catalysts for the changes, forcing wholesale prices to increase. The increased prices then get passed on to consumers. Demand is also up, as July is the peak season for summer travel.