Concrete poured in hot weather, low humidity, or high wind can suffer adverse effects if proper adjustments are not made to the process. Any time hot and/or dry conditions are present when pouring concrete, it is important to schedule the work during the coolest part of the day, if possible, and to have plans in place to keep the concrete cool.
Is there dangerous, human-caused global warming affecting the climate of the continental U.S.? In a word: No. As reported by NOAA, the adjacent plot of monthly 1,419 months) maximum temperatures experienced in the U.S. corn belt, a major agricultural breadbasket region, since 1900 is rather unremarkable.
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Concrete, usually Portland cement concrete, is a composite material composed of fine and coarse aggregate bonded together with a fluid cement (cement paste) that hardens over time—most frequently a lime-based cement binder, such as Portland cement, but sometimes with other hydraulic cements, such as a calcium aluminate cement.