The Emergency Management Agency (EMA) was established within the Village of Crete, and is responsible for coordinating the emergency and disaster mitigation. Crete EMA is also responsible for preparedness, planning, response, and recovery efforts in conjunction with the Will County Emergency Management Association, the State of Illinois, private organizations, businesses, and the general public.


Crete EMA accomplishes its mission through programmatic efforts including:

  • Development of emergency plans
  • Conducting disaster exercises
  • Development of emergency communications and warning systems
  • Operations of specialized emergency response units
  • Public awareness and education
  • Guidance to local units of government

Weather Information Sources

NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts in the Crete area are on frequency 162.425 MHz with the FIPS code of 817197 (Federal Information and Processing Standards).

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