WACO, Texas — Central Texas drivers are dealing with a big jump in gas prices.
The cost for a gallon of regular unleaded jumped 40 cents over the weekend.
The average price hit $3.67 by Sunday afternoon in Bell and McLennan County, according to AAA Texas.
The statewide average is currently $3.72.
AAA Texas said rising geopolitical tensions over Russia's invasion of Ukraine is fueling the new price at the pump.
Market analysts are now predicting a $4 per gallon price range in the near future.