The Tampa Bay Area is seeing the highest gas prices in five weeks...with the average hitting around $4.20 according to AAA.By Casey Albritton

TAMPA, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – The Tampa Bay Area is seeing the highest gas prices in five weeks…with the average hitting around $4.20 according to AAA.

With the gas prices being so high, local businesses are now having to make some adjustments.

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Angie Landis own’s Angie’s Mobile Pet Styling and says “I’m doing okay…as long as I’m ok, I can take a hit.”

The hit Landis is referring to is gas prices increasing.

“The gas bill went up a couple thousand dollars a month but I did raise the price $5 on the travel fee. Not too much, but I did need a little bit,” said Landis.

According to AAA, gas prices are reaching a record high for the last five weeks, around $4.20.

“The price is going up, but I’m just trying to make it through this time,” said Landis.

She has eleven different grooming vans.

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“They go through at least half a tank a day, and the generator is running the whole time so it’s sucking gas the whole time even when they’re not driving,” said Landis.

Montanna York-Hennessy is one of the groomers for the business and says “The last time I remember and this was about three quarters, it’s about $90 dollars.”

She says filling up the tank gets close to $100.

“I feel like I’m driving for a good two hours of the day,” said York-Hennessy.

AAA spokesperson, Mark Jenkins, says the Tampa Bay Area won’t see any gas price relief for the next few months.

“There’s a good chance that those prices could get even more expensive by the end of the day or even the end of the week,” said Jenkins.

But Landis and York-Hennessy both hope the prices ease up soon.

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“Eventually it will get better, I just feel like it will,” said Landis.