TRENTON (AP) — Motorists continue to see higher prices at the pumps in New Jersey.

Wawa in Cream Ridge (Dan Alexander,Townsquare Media NJ)

AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in the state on Friday was $2.60, up 4 cents from last week. But that's still much lower than the price from a year ago, when motorists were paying $3.49.

This marks the fourth straight week that pump prices have risen in New Jersey.

The national average price on Friday was $2.79, up 3 cents from last week. But that's also much lower than the national average from a year ago, when motorists were paying $3.65

Analysts say pump prices will likely drop in the coming weeks, as crude oil prices become more stable and refineries complete their seasonal maintenance work.

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