(Dover, NH) - The destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey shut down several refineries in the Gulf Coast area, and gas prices are a lot higher this week than last.

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The latest survey by gasbuddy shows that the average price for a gallon of regular in New Hampshire jumped 38 cents since last Tuesday.

The average price this morning in NH is $2.68 a gallon.  In Massachusetts and Maine, it's $2.72 and in Vermont, motorists are paying an average of $2.73 a gallon.

The highest average prices in the nation today are in California at $3.13 a gallon.

In Arizona, prices are the lowest,  averaging $2.35 a gallon.

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