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The South American Low Level Jet (SALLJ) plays an important role in the moisture transport from tropical to extratropical latitudes favoring the development of organized deep convection (e.g. Mesoscale Convective Systems, MCSs) at its exit region over Southeastern South America (SESA).

Schematic of the most important features related to SALLJ (Vera et al, 2006)

I. Appearance in Satellite Data

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II. Meteorological Physical Background

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III. Key Parameters

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IV. Typical Appearance In Vertical Cross Sections

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V. Weather Events

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VI. References

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