Hurricane Ian's U.S. death toll rose to at least 32 people Saturday

1,000 people had been rescued along Florida's southwestern coast, said Daniel Hokanson, head of the National Guard.

Of the 32 people confirmed dead, 28 were from Florida

Four people died in North Carolina, Gov. Roy Cooper said Saturday.

Now a post-tropical cyclone, Ian churned northward Saturday across central North Carolina heading toward Virginia after hammering the coast of South Carolina and devastating swaths of Florida.

Power was roughed out to over 64,000 customers in North Carolina and more than 21,000 in Virginia as of Saturday evening

In South Carolina, nearly 7,000 people were still without power after Ian toppled trees and flooded roadways

over 1 million people remained without power in Florida as officials assessed the damage and continued search and rescue efforts.