Alabama Gas Prices Spike Thanks To Harvey

Pain at the pump. A major gasoline pipeline, run by Colonial pipeline, has closed because of Hurricane Harvey and that’s a big deal. It provides nearly 40 percent of the South’s gasoline. It may open up again by Sunday. But gas stations in central Texas are running out of fuel — and prices in some Texas towns hitting four bucks a gallon which the Texas Attorney General calls price gouging. Gas prices in our area running $2.07 to $2.15 a gallon. The statewide average: $2.30 a gallon