Fortuna with some of the highest gas prices in the county

HUMBOLDT COUNTY, Calif. (KIEM)- The pain at the gas pump is getting even worse tonight.

AAA is saying prices today soared to new heights around the nation and here in California.

The statewide average in California today is hovering around six dollars a gallon but as many of us know, Humboldt and Del Norte counties have been trending higher than the state average.

And in Humboldt County, our informal survey of area gas stations shows Fortune with the most expensive gas prices.

The lowest gas prices found in Fortune are at Shell for $6.33 for regular gas, Texaco following at $6.47 per gallon, and Chevron at $6.89.

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