When the tornado hit, it destroyed most of the town and killed at least 10 people between Chipley and Greenville – 9 in Chipley. A few structures remained intact, but not many. Still the town rebuilt. The tornado was part of a series of at least 29 tornados over 3 days (April 23,24,25) in 13 states. The tornado that hit Chipley was the most destructive of the 7 that hit Georgia on this date. 40 homes, 4 churches and a hotel were destroyed in Chipley. It was ranked as an F3 tornado.
The 1908 Dixie Outbreak is tied with the April, 2011 Super Outbreak for the 4th deadliest continuous tornado outbreak in American history.