Near-Record Lull in Severe Weather Could Come to an End Next WeekDennis Mersereau3/21/15 4:52pm8518EditPromoteGo to permalinkEven though Friday was the official start to spring, severe weather season across the U.S. typically ramps up much earlier. This year, however, has been quiet. Extremely quiet. In fact, we're on track to see the quietest start to the year we've ever recorded. That's probably going to change pretty soon.