Sometimes oft-repeated sayings are a bit off the mark. Around here, you often hear a version of “if you don’t like the weather, wait five minutes.” Or an hour, or a few hours. This is a valid observation, including the variable time-frame.
Those white striations on the lake-surface above? Ice bits. Likely from a quiet bay to the west—berg-lets coasting by. And in this photo, two hours later and from our beach, all cool, but not frozen—no mini-bergs. [We didn’t even have a frost, on land, at our place. The threat of winter is real. And pending.]