(Sharonville) Cincinnati drivers will continue to dig deeper in their wallets to pay for gas.
In the last week gas prices in Cincinnati rose 26, according to AAA.
The price increase totals 72 cents for the month of Feburary.
AAA says the average gas price is $3.82 a gallon in Cincinnati and $3.85 a gallon in Sharonsville Monday morning.
Industry experts say higher crude oil prices, reductions in gasoline production and refinery problems are to blame for the jump in prices.
According to GasBuddy.com, prices tend to increase in late March.