Julia vo and for those traveling on u-s roadways..
Brace yourselves for a spike in gas prices.
"triple-a" says this will be th most expensive labor day weekend in the last four years to fill up your tank.
The national average for regular unleaded is gallon.
About 48-cents higher than last labor day weekend.
Experts say the spike should be temporary.
### linda linda waiting a bit later in the fall to take a road trip could save vo that's because gas prices are expected to drop this fall.
Experts forecast that the price at the pump will decrease by more than a quarter per gallon.
Triple-a says pump prices nationally will drop to about 2-dollars-70-cents per gallon on average.
Part of the anticipated decrease includes the switchover to winter-blend gasoline, crude oil prices are stable, and demand is lower after labor day.
But, triple-a is watching for changes that could potentially impact its prediction.
Sot change that would be a hurricane.
We haven't seen gulf coast, that could change.
Last year at this time, harvey was wreaking havoc and prices were going up then."
Vo the month of may saw this year's highest gas prices when the national average topped two dollars-97-cents per gallon.##