January gas prices ended the month about 4 cents lower than they started with the New Year. The national average is at $3.28 per gallon. AAA Mid-Atlantic officials say the bitterly cold weather kept people off the roads and lowered gasoline consumption not just on Delmarva but in many other parts of the country as well. For the month ahead – look for gas prices to rise a bit as refineries reduce production to do seasonal maintenance.
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