Gas expected to jump 10 to 20 cents per gallon over the next four to five days

KANSAS CITY, Mo - If you need to fill up your gas tank, you may want to stop on Thursday to fuel up.

Prices are expected to spike again, this time an international crisis could be to blame.

Unrest in Egypt has caused a steep jump in the price of oil. That means drivers can get used to sticker-shock over the next several days.

Gas is expected to jump 10 to 20 cents per gallon over the next four to five days.

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Prices in the spot market, which are quickly passed on to the retail market, are 30 to 61 cents higher per gallon Thursday than they were in the end of June.

On top of concerns in Egypt, there are new concerns about the supply of fuel coming into the U.S.

Libya, for one, has greatly reduced the amount it exports.

During the summer months, the price of fuel also spikes, since kids are out of school and it is peak time for vacations.

Luckily, that also means this spike should only last a few weeks.
 

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