Six weeks after Laura hit, Hurricane Delta made landfall just 12 miles to the east. It left billions of dollars in damage. Then, in February, a rare winter storm burst pipes and knocked out power for thousands.
And in May, a pounding rainstorm led to major flooding in the city.
A lot of folks will mention Lake Charles as the poster child for climate change. Do you feel that that fits you?
Nic Hunter, Mayor of Lake Charles, Louisiana: What has happened to us over the last year certainly must be more than just a string of bad luck.