JOPLIN, MO – If you plan on traveling over the holiday weekend, get ready to dish-out more dollars at the pump.
According to “GasBuddy,” the average cost of gas in Missouri is $2.79 a gallon.
It’s the highest it’s been during the “4th of July” in 7 years, when it cost more than $3.00 a gallon.
Analysts believe it will continue to climb in the second half of the year.
The price has risen more than 4 cents just this week.