So you have gritted your teeth and reached for your wallet these past two weeks, figuring at least you weren’t underwater in Houston.
But you were used to cheap gasoline and you sure didn’t feel lucky to pay so much more -- an average of 55 cents a gallon more in metro Atlanta -- as the storm battered the coast and shut down refineries, along with the critical Colonial Pipeline.
Then, early this week, you were relieved to hear that Colonial was pumping again. That should take the air right out of this high-price balloon, right?
Well, not so fast.
For the complete story about the gas price outlook, have a look at myajc.
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