Gas price update from the Colonial Pipeline shortage

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Gas prices continue to rise in the southeast from the Colonial Pipeline shortage.

Colonial reports they are pumping gas through alternative pipes to Atlanta and trucking it up to the Chattanooga area.

But we still continue to have higher prices and less gas than many of our southern neighbors.

Prices are still rising in the 3 largest cities in our area.

Dalton 4.7 cents today, 27 cents since last week
Chattanooga 3.7 cents today, 24 cents since last week
Cleveland 3.4 cents today, 17 cents since last week

Here is today’s gas price breakdown from


The highest prices now are in the Nashville area and Cumberland plateau, followed by the Tennessee Valley.

The most expensive gas now is in Van Buren County ($2.49). Bledsoe County continues to have one of the highest averages in the state.

$2.39 Bledsoe
$2.24 Marion
$2.23 Franklin
$2.19 Grundy
$2.18 Hamilton
$2.17 Sequatchie
$2.15 Rhea
$2.14 Polk
$2.13 Bradley
$2.11 McMinn
$2.09 Meigs
$2/09 Monroe

Supply & prices are better to our northeast with the Knoxville area paying around $2.03

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in Dalton
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Georgia continues to have the most expensive gas in the southeast following the Colonial spill.

In fact, the state now has the 8th most expensive gas in the country.

Suburban Atlanta has the highest prices (Fulton Co. $2.57), followed by Savannah and then the northwest corner in our area.

$2.33 Murray
$2.32 Chattooga
$2.30 Gordon
$2.29 Dade
$2.27 Whitfield
$2.26 Catoosa
$2.25 Fannin
$2.23 Walker

Dalton gas pump


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The gas pipeline spill is in Shelby County in Alabama, so it makes sense that the hardest hit areas of the state are to the northeast counties bordering the Georgia line.

Ironically, Shelby County, itself, has plenty of gas and is paying below the $2 mark.

DeKalb County has the highest prices in the state on Tuesday.

$2.17 DeKalb
$2.15 Cherokee
$2.13 Jackson


The mountain counties in North Carolina have the highest prices and most shortages in the state, with reports of panic buying in Asheville.

The highest prices is in Madison County, north of Asheville at $2.35

The western tip of the state is slightly less.

$2.21 Cherokee County (Murphy)
$2.14 Clay

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