An army of Con Edison utility trucks prepare for Hurricane Irene in New York City in the event of power outages caused by the large storm expected to hit the city overnight.
The view south down 6th Ave. in New York City as storm clouds gather ahead of Hurricane Irene.
NBC News crews are fanned out along the eastern seaboard covering the storm. See behind-the-scenes shots of how they are covering the story on their Instagram feed, a photography app accessible on iPhone. Or see the pictures online here. Also, follow the teams' work at their Twitter feed.
See the latest images of Hurricane Irene's impact