He does see a short-lived drop in prices in late January, but expects prices to rise again after Valentine's Day.
The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline jumped 3 cents nationally over the past three weeks to $2.54.
The first week of the new year is historically strong for oil prices, AAA said.
"Retail prices could drop 5-15 cents in the next month and a half, while supply outpaces demand", said Mark Jenkins, spokesman for AAA. "Of course, this forecast could change dramatically if there are unexpected shifts in fuel supply and/or the stock market".
At the close of trading Friday, West Texas Intermediate crude oil settled at $61.44 per barrel, $1.02 higher than the previous week. The Florida average of $2.44 was unchanged. Then reduced winter demand pushes them lower for the next month or two.
Gas in Rhode Island is 7 percent higher than at this time past year when prices were averaging $2.35 per gallon, a difference of 18 cents.
Gas prices are on the rise in Rhode Island and MA after Thursday's storm.
On Gasbuddy, a gas pricing app, the average price for a gallon of gas ranges from $2.23 to $2.29 with gas stations along Sugarloaf Parkway in Lawrenceville and Duluth having the lowest prices at $2.19 a gallon.
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Beamer led Virginia Tech for almost three decades, winning 280 games in his coaching career, which ranks sixth in FBS history. Their accomplishments will be forever immortalized at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta .
The old Nokia 6 had capacitive buttons painted onto the front of the device, along with a center-mounted front fingerprint reader. The design has also been tweaked, with the fingerprint scanner moving to the back, navigation buttons being moved on-screen.
Barbra Streisand is the only woman who has ever won the Golden Globes award for film directing in the show's 75 year history. It took a decade for another woman to occupy a slot, with Lost In Translation's Sofia Coppola earning a nod in 2003.
And it will support a nationwide effort to boost donations, as January is National Blood Donor Month . Type B negative: The blood type that can be transfused to type B Rh-positive and negative patients.
He was replaced the next play, but as he made his way off the sideline he stubbled and needed help to get back up off the field. According to the policy, if the protocol was not properly followed, the team is subject to discipline.
The FA have taken a dim view of Wenger's withering censure of Dean, but Nottingham Forest have at least seen the amusing side. Meanwhile, Wenger has hinted he will ring the changes after a busy schedule over the Christmas and the New Year.
On Friday, Pakistan criticized what it called " shifting goalposts " and said the USA suspension of aid was counter-productive. A super-power like the USA could get away with any blunder - that may also be its way of "balancing" equations in the region.
United Launch Alliance, meanwhile, is close to starting its 2018 launch campaign with a pair of launches from two coasts. The rocket, carrying its secret payload called "Zuma", lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Sunday at 8 p.m.
Rivals.com reporter Courtney Roland missing in Houston
Anyone with information about her is asked to call the Houston Police Department's Missing Persons hotline at 832-394-1840. Houston police got a tip from a passeryby who spotted Roland under a bridge before 8:15 a.m. nearby time Monday.
Real Madrid loses Ramos for injury
'I can't imagine a Real Madrid without Cristiano, not at all, ' Zidane said prior to Real Madrid meeting with Celta Vigo . He spotted Navas off his line and chipped him from the edge of the area to make it 1-0.
Lalu Prasad Yadav Gets 3.5 Years Jail Term
The CBI special judge had on December 23 acquitted former Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra and five others in the case. The presiding judge said, "An open jail is best for these people (convicts), as they also have experience of cow farming'".
Leigh Corfman files defamation lawsuit against Roy Moore
Corfman, to publicly apologize for these defamatory statements, and to refrain from making further defamatory statements". Corfman's suit asks the court to force Moore to " retract all defamatory statements made against Ms.
Bus strike hits 50 lakh commuters
Private bus operators were also finding it hard as they were not aware of the routes and where to stop. The strike began on Friday after the failed talks between the union and state transport authorities.
Lottery jackpots combine over $1 billion this weekend
Most winners opt for cash options, which would be $281 million for Mega Millions and $358.5 million for Powerball. It won't be known until later if there is a victor from numbers drawn Friday of 28-30-39-59-70-10.
Massive winter storm slams US East Coast
As it does so, it will undergo a rapid intensification, or as it's called in meteorology, bombogenesis . Early Thursday morning, a powerful winter storm hit New York City.