Gas prices continue to climb in North Carolina and show no signs of slowing down.

AAA Carolinas reports the current state average of $2.73 is up seven cents on the week and up 21 cents on the month.

According to, prices in Boone are well above the state average, with gas getting over $2.80 at certain locations.

AAA Carolinas spokesperson Tiffany Wright stated that pump prices are expected to continue to rise in the coming weeks.