STORM-PREP BLOGGING from The Anchoress.

UPDATE: Reader Paige Bullock writes: “My brother has been driving west on highway 70 (VA to IN) for the last nine hours and says the highway is packed with electrical trucks and tree-trimming rigs heading to the coast in preparation for the hurricane. He says they’ve literally (not the Joe Biden kind) passed hundreds of them.”

Yes, the utility companies support each other and pre-position as close to the storm as they safely can. The key, of course, is getting the roads open in the storm-damaged area as quickly as possible so that they can get in to fix things.