Sunday, February 25

Guest at Waverly Hills use body chute during tornado evacuation


What’s scarier than being in Waverly Hills? Being in Waverly Hills while Louisville is under a tornado warning. On Friday, a line of storms moved through the metro, bringing with them tornado warnings and sirens warning people that there was the potential of twisters spinning up. Four tornadoes, in fact, touched down in the Louisville region. As the storms were pushing through Louisville, guests at Waverly Hills Sanatorium were evacuating to safety. The city’s famed haunted hospital offers daily tours to people wanting to explore the massive abandoned building.In the video player above: The legend of Louisville’s spooky Waverly Hills SanatoriumOne of the well-known tourist spots is the body chute, which brought dead people down to Dixie Highway when the sanatorium was still in operation. It’s the same body chute people used Friday when the tornado sirens began going off.”To all of our guests that were evacuated into the body chute last night during the tornado warnings: Thank you all for your cooperation and understanding,” Waverly Hills posted on Facebook.In case you missed it: Louisville’s spooky Waverly Hills Sanatorium is adding daytime toursThe staff reiterated the importance of safety for all guests. They said they were grateful for the cooperation of all those who were at the sanatorium. Many of those in the comments said they went through the evacuation Friday, praising the staff for keeping people safe. Waverly Hills Sanatorium is on Paralee Drive in Louisville. Click here for more information.

What’s scarier than being in Waverly Hills? Being in Waverly Hills while Louisville is under a tornado warning.

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On Friday, a line of storms moved through the metro, bringing with them tornado warnings and sirens warning people that there was the potential of twisters spinning up.

Four tornadoes, in fact, touched down in the Louisville region.

As the storms were pushing through Louisville, guests at Waverly Hills Sanatorium were evacuating to safety. The city’s famed haunted hospital offers daily tours to people wanting to explore the massive abandoned building.

In the video player above: The legend of Louisville’s spooky Waverly Hills Sanatorium

One of the well-known tourist spots is the body chute, which brought dead people down to Dixie Highway when the sanatorium was still in operation. It’s the same body chute people used Friday when the tornado sirens began going off.

“To all of our guests that were evacuated into the body chute last night during the tornado warnings: Thank you all for your cooperation and understanding,” Waverly Hills posted on Facebook.

In case you missed it: Louisville’s spooky Waverly Hills Sanatorium is adding daytime tours

The staff reiterated the importance of safety for all guests. They said they were grateful for the cooperation of all those who were at the sanatorium.

Many of those in the comments said they went through the evacuation Friday, praising the staff for keeping people safe.

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Waverly Hills Sanatorium is on Paralee Drive in Louisville. Click here for more information.


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