3 It was one night last week when the pump prices suddenly jumped again. Right now .. the average local cost of a gallon of regular .. is 3-dollars, 40 cents .... And experts say it will continue to go UP. Channel 4's Ashley Mitchem checked with a gas price tracker .. and spoke with some drivers about this latest pinch at the pump. 3 00-0608-1315-25128-134147- 15528:33 Do you feel like you've been breaking the bank lately at the pumps? In the last week in Jacksonville gas prices have gone up 5 cents per gallon.Chet Clemmer, Driver 12:59 They've gone up tremendously when they go up they go up 10, 12, 15 cents a gallon when they come down they come down a penny$3.41 per gallon compares with the national average that also increased 5 cents per gallon. Although prices are rising- prices are lower than they were last February.As of Sunday, Regular Unleaded Gasoline prices look like this ...) Current Week Ago Year Ago National $3.40 $3.35 $3.78 Florida $3.45 $3.39 $3.87Gas- Buddy-dot-com tracks gasoline prices ... An analyst for the site says rising prices is nothing new for this time of year.Gregg Laskoski, Senior Petroleum Analyst GasBuddy.com 03:11 So this really is what we expect for this time simply because the refineries have depleted their inventory for winter blend gasolineThe freezing and snowy weather across the U-S bolstered the demand for heating fuels -- like natural gas and propan - which are derived from crude oil.The spike in demand for these fuels tightened supplies, placing upward pressure on the price of oil. 13:31 They've got some excuse all the time a refinery is down, the weather is bad somewhere they've got some excuse all the timeRandy Houser, Driver 22:43 Well you don't have a choice what do you ride a bike? Or Get an electric car? I don't know. Gas-buddy says by using their free application on your phone, you can find the cheapest gas prices in your neighborhood- another great app that can help you find gas station prices is Waze.CLOSE: 33:36 So you may want to fill up now because Gas Buddy predicts prices will continue to up through the month of April. AM C4 TLS.