Gas prices are set rise as they usually do around a long weekend, but this time, expect to pay even more.
 
With the devastation from Hurricane Harvey hitting refineries along the Texas coast, a number have shut down operations with one refinery near Corpus Christi reporting a leak.
 
"We could expect perhaps as much as an eight cent increase for Fort Saskatchewan between now and the weekend, when that happens is really to be seen," explained GasBuddy's senior petroleum analyst, Dan McTeague.
 
As they assess the damage, gas prices across the continent are rising.
 
"It's not a matter of if, it's a matter of when."
 
That means the average price in the Fort will balloon to over $1.05 per litre.

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