A gallon of regular is a penny higher than last week in Toms River, according to GasBuddy.com

Anaysts at the Illinois-based collective peg the average at $3.26, 8 cents lower than the national average, which also inched up a cent. Petroleum analyst Patrick Dehaan predicts sharper spikes ahead if tensions keep mounting between the US and Iran.

The lowest prices in the country can be found in Utah, Wyoming and Colorado while the highest prices are in California, Connecticut and New York.

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Toms River Gas Prices provided by GasBuddy.com