The National Weather Service has issued a FLASH FLOOD WARNING effective until 07:45 PM CDT for Douglas County. Metro street flooding is reported.
Lincoln and Lancaster County officials have decided to explore further consolidation of departments.
There already are 43 agreements and six joint departments operating between the two entities.
But Lancaster County Commissioner Jane Raybould said at a joint meeting of city and county officials Tuesday that "we can find other ways to be more efficient.
The officials agreed to form a task force that will study streamlining and consolidation.