As I type this, storms are headed towards Central Mississippi. We’ve already broken our streak of no tornadoes in 2021 early today. So before things get really busy, I want to thank all of our meteorologists (TV and at the National Weather Service) and media folks for keeping us informed today — and during every other severe weather event we get here in Mississippi — which is more often than most of us would like.

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Marshall Ramsey, a nationally recognized editorial cartoonist, shares his cartoons and travels the state as Mississippi Today’s Editor-At-Large. He’s also host of a weekly statewide radio program and a television program on Mississippi Public Broadcasting and is the author of several books. Marshall is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and a 2019 recipient of the University of Tennessee Alumni Professional Achievement Award.