Nevada gas prices hit $3 mark first time since Sept. 2015

RENO, Nev. - Gas prices at Nevada pumps have hit the $3 mark for the first time in 2.5 years.

AAA Nevada reported Monday that the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline statewide is exactly $3.

That's 8 cents more than just a week ago and 34 cents higher than the national average of $2.66 per gallon.

The last time the average price of gas in Nevada reached $3 was September 2015.

AAA says the highest prices are in Reno and Sparks — $3.13 and $3.19, respectively.

The average price in Las Vegas is $3. In Henderson, it's $3.01 and North Las Vegas $2.99.

The lowest average price is $2.75 in Elko. Carson City averages $2.84.

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