This page from the University of Tennessee details several ways the weather is affected by the Earth's rotation. It includes explanations of the Coriolis force, major wind patterns, and how cyclones are formed, complete with helpful diagrams and animations.
The University of Tennessee. Consequences of Rotation for Weather. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee, August 10, 2000. http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr161/lect/earth/coriolis.html (accessed 23 May 2013).
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