Harvey triggers major spike in gas prices nationwide

The country's largest refinery shut down ahead of the holiday weekend.
1:04 | 09/01/17

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Next tonight, the big spike in gas prices heading into the last weekend of summer vacation. Here's Rebecca Jarvis. Reporter: Tonight, gasoline prices surging. The national average for a gallon of regular is now $2.55, up 50 cents. In Dallas, what looks like a parking lot is really the endless line for gas, and many pumps there already out. Harvey affecting more than 20% of America's refining. And major pipelines that ship fuel have been stopped or slowed. But tonight these tankers refueling those stations emptied out by panic after the storm. Analysts expect prices to jump three to five cents a day before backing up in mid-september. Rebecca, thank you. There's still much more ahead on "World news tonight" this Friday. Handcuffed at the hospital. Outrage after video shows a

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