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BELVIDERE, ILLINOIS - MARCH 03: Gas prices are displayed on a pump at a gas station on March 03, 2022 in Belvidere, Illinois. Increasing demand and dwindling supplies coupled with global supply uncertainty driven by the war in Ukraine have driven gas prices over $4-per-gallon in many parts of the country.

The ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine continues to have a major impact on gasoline prices in Tampa and throughout the United States.

Gas prices have skyrocketed across the country, reaching nearly $7 per gallon in places like Los Angeles.

At a Shell gas station in Saint Petersburg near WiLD 94.1, prices were $4.19 a gallon on Tuesday morning.

According to AAA, the current average price of gasoline in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater costs $4.134 cents, 16 cents more than the Monday average of $3.973. The average price of gasoline in Florida exceeded $4 per gallon on Monday for the first time since 2012.